Northwest Ohio’s largest entrepreneurial business pitch competition, “Pitch & Pour” is happy to announce our 6th annual competition will be held on Thursday Nov 16th. Pitch & Pour is a competition where startup companies compete for over $10,000 in cash and business services, and will have the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to the Toledo's entrepreneurial community. We’re looking for high tech/high growth, technology enabled, and web-based enterprises that demonstrate innovation and business concepts with the potential to develop into successful companies. Last year’s attendees included many of the region's entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, angel investors, and area businesses who listened to six budding companies give their best 5 minute pitch to the audience and a team of seasoned judges, made up of regional entrepreneurs and business leaders. If you're a start-up company, this is an opportunity to move the needle. If you're an investor, this could be where you find your next venture. If you're neither, just come on down and enjoy the festivities!
The LaunchPad Incubation Program (LPI) at the University of Toledo provides intensive entrepreneurial assistance, state-of-the-art facilities, access to capital and other valuable resources to early-stage, technology-based startup companies. The program is focused on taking business ventures from concept to commercialization and providing a framework for companies to become thriving, self-sustaining members of the community. LPI works to bolster innovation within UT and Northwest Ohio by providing access to capital, business development resources, and expertise focused on enhancing community collaboration and communication for entrepreneurial development.